5 April, 2017
Canada Is Prioritizing Artificial Intelligence Research For Good Reason
What is your stance on AI research given Canada’s privileged position in the field? originally appeared on Quora – the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.
Answer by Justin Trudeau, 23rd Prime Minister of Canada, on Quora:
I’ve been personally fascinated by AI ever since high school when I read books like Roger Penrose’s Emperor’s New Mind and Douglas Hofstadter’s The Mind’s I. So it’s really exciting for me to be able to encourage Canadian leadership in the field today.